ALMOND COCONUT OATMEAL COOKIES
- Active Time : 10 Minutes
- Total Time : 20 Minutes
- Serves : 16
- 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
- 1 package Raw Pure and Simple organic brown sugar
- 1 cup gluten-free oat flour
- 1/2 cup chopped almonds
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1 tablespoon non-dairy milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Preheat oven to 350F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease the pan.
In a medium bowl, add flaxseed meal and water (flaxseed meal + 2 1/2 tablespoons water). Stir; set aside for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, add oats, oat flour, almonds, coconut, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir to combine.
To the medium bowl with flaxseed meal mixture, add almond butter, maple syrup, applesauce, milk, vanilla, and almond extract. Whisk to combine until the mixture is smooth. Slowly our into the dry ingredients. Stir until a dough forms.
Form 2-tablespoon-sized balls of dough and place on the baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Slightly flatten the cookie dough with a fork.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, depending on how soft or crispy you want your cookies.
Let the cookies cool on the pan for about 5 minutes before removing with a spatula.